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The xx’s “I See You” review

The xx’s “I See You” review

by Erica Jane, Reporter

February 14, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, music, SHOWCASE

London’s gracious, synth-boosted and pop influenced trio, the xx has returned with their new album, I See You. The band’s signature nature carries on through this release; their dreamy melodies pounce through every chord and hymn the ten songs offer. Their hit release speaks to fans deeply; it gi...

Hidden Figures review

Hidden Figures review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor

February 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: Theodore Melfi Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner MPAA Rating: PG Release Date: January 7 An amazing retelling of history inspired by Margot Lee Shetterly’s book, Hidden Figures explores behind the curtains of NASA during ...

Bye Bye Man review

Bye Bye Man review

by Makayla Purvis, Co-Entertainment Editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7/10 MPAA-Rating: PG-13 Director: Stacy Title Starring: Douglas Smith, Lucian Laviscount, Cressida Bonas Release Date: January 13, 2017   Stacy Titles, director of Let The Devil Wear Black and Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horrors,  returns after a decade to bring a new boogeyman...

Split Review

Split Review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 9/10 Starring: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Betty Buckley Release Date: January 20, 1017 MPAA Rating: PG-13 Director: M. Night Shyamalan Split tells the tale of three women abducted by a man with over 24 personalities, and in the one hour and 57 minute movie, M. Night Shyamalan...

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

Rouge One: A Star Wars Story review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter

January 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 7.5/10 Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna Director: Gareth Edwards MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, there was once a small group of martyrs that lead a rebellion against an evil Galactic Empire. Scrappy,...

La La Land review

La La Land review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone Director: Damien Chazelle MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: December 16, 2016   You know that feeling when you believe that you can walk on air? When everything around you seems like it’s bursting with energy? When you feel like...

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

J. Cole “4 Your Eyez Only” review

by Brittany Blanco, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Album Title: 4 Your Eyez Only Record Label: Dreamville Records Release Date: December 9, 2016 Rating: 9/10 J.Cole, an award-winning hip-hop artist and has never failed to satisfy his fans with his brand new music. He recently released his new album, 4 Your Eyez Only, on December 9, 2016,...

The Gift of a Lifetime book review

The Gift of a Lifetime book review

by Taylor Kirby, Senior Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT

Finally: the time is here to acceptably read sickeningly-romantic Christmas novels with no judgement. I kicked off this jovial holiday season, a.k.a the best season, with Melissa Hill’s, “The Gift of a Lifetime.” Essentially a Hallmark movie in book form, “The Gift of a Lifetime” will have ...

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 8/10 Director: David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Colin Farrell MPAA Rating: PG-13 Release Date: November 18 Explore the world of magic and wizards, before Harry Potter came to be, in a country very different than Great Britain. Take a look at the wizarding wor...

Moana review

Moana review

by Jake Grosvenor, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Auli'i Cravalho Release Date: November 23, 2016 MPAA Rating: PG Directors: John Musker, Ron Clements “I am Moana of Motunui” As I came to find out, this was also the name of Disney’s next great movie. Disney released Moana o...

Moonlight Review

Moonlight Review

by Cole Greenberg, Senior Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, movies & tv, SHOWCASE

Rating: 10/10 Starring: Mahershala Ali, Janelle Monáe, Naomie Harris Director: Barry Jenkins MPAA rating: R Release Date: November 4, 2016   If you were to ask someone why we go to the movies, you’re more than likely to a get a response of “For fun” or “To get out of ...

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

Harry Potter and The Cursed Child review

by Hailey Rodis, Co-Entertainment Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under books, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE

Author: JK Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany Publisher: Scholastic Inc. Published: July 31st, 2016 Rating: 7/10 The Harry Potter franchise is known all around the world to many different people, from the biggest penthouse in New York to the smallest towns and people. To keep the experience fresh for fans,  every year author  JK Row...

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